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Monument Valley , USA

monument valley, september 1995 – If you like ‘Western’ movies, you’ll surely know the landscapes of Monument Valley NP in Arizona.  Most of these movies were filmed over here, and you can even visit some movie set ‘ghost towns’ in … Continue reading

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Yosemite , USA

yosemite, august 1995 – Western USA has a lot of beautiful National Parks (NP) and National Monuments (NM).  Yosemite in the state of California is only one of them, but probably the best known and most inspiring to a lot … Continue reading

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Rochers de Naye, Swiss Alps

MONTREUX, AUGUST 2001 – The railway going from Geneva to Montreux follows the borders of the Geneva lake.  After a short visit to the beautiful town of Lausanne, with presumably one of the nicest cathedrals of Switzerland, we went on … Continue reading

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Apuan Alps

Italy, visited september 2011 From left to right, Monte Sagro and Pizzo D’Uccello (Matterhorn look-alike) are visible. The Apuan alps are part of the Apennines and are situated in the Massa – Carrara area, which is famous for its marble … Continue reading

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Peak of Love

Arshan, Russia , 2144 m – visited august 2006. aka “Peak Lyubvi ” is situated in the town of Arshan in the Sayan mountains of Buriatia, Siberia.  (the leftmost peak on the picture) There are some hiking opportunities here, to the … Continue reading

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Fuente De

Picos de Europa, Spain – visited august 2007. The cable car in Fuente De brings you to an altitude of 1850 metres, from there you can start walking in a wonderful landscape above the tree line.

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Mount Abantos

Mount Abantos , El Escorial Spain, 1753 m – visited april 2009. Just a short train ride away from Madrid , El Escorial monastery is known as the burial place of the Kings and Queens of Spain.  The place is … Continue reading

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Roque Nublo

Tejada, Alt. 1813 m , Gran Canaria – visited April 2010. One of the highest places of Gran Canaria , this monolith of 80 m high is the remains of an old volcano – as is everything on Gran Canaria. … Continue reading

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